Masked Men Rob Oswego Home, Steal Car

Police believe the men targeted the home and its occupants

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    Police say victims of robbery not cooperating. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.

    Four men broke into a suburban Oswego home early Tuesday and may be headed to Chicago in a stolen Audi, according to police.

    Oswego Police Chief Dwight Baird said the men broke into the home in the 300 block of Hemlock Lane at about 6:02 a.m.

    Baird said four masked and partially masked African-American men forcibly entered the home brandishing handguns and threatened six victims, including a woman approximately 40 years old and five men between the ages of 17 and 21.

    Two of the victims were physically battered, police said. They refused transportation to the hospital and were treated at the scene.

    Police: Victims of Oswego Home Invasion Not Cooperating

    Police: Victims of Oswego Home Invasion Not Cooperating
    "The victims of this home invasion continue to be uncooperative by refusing to be interviewed by our department," police said in a statement.

    The suspects took all of the victims' phones and keys and left the scene in a recently purchased 2010 white Audi Q7 with Illinois Registration V701752. Police said the vehicle was purchased out of state.

    Police believe the home invasion was an isolated incident.

    "The victims of this home invasion continue to be uncooperative by refusing to be interviewed by our department," police said in a statement, adding, "the Investigation has determined that this incident is focused towards this home and its occupants."

    A loaded handgun was recovered at the scene and detectives were working to find the owner.

    Neighbors told NBC 5 the home's occupants moved into area a couple months ago.

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